DFID’s approach to value for money in programme and portfolio management

The Department for International Development’s approach to value for money is helping to make UK aid spending go further, but improvements are still needed.

  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 20 February 2018
  3. Type: Performance review
  4. Subject: Government processes and systems
  5. Assessment: Unrated
  6. Location: Malawi, Nigeria, Pakistan, Uganda
  7. Lead commissioner: Tina Fahm

Government response

The government publishes a response to all ICAI reviews. You can read the government response to ICAI’s review online.



Published 14 February 2017

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 20 February 2018

Government response

Published 28 March 2018

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 2 May 2018

ICAI follow-up

Published 18 July 2019